profile contains authorizations for a given task area.
A composite profile contains several profiles. With the aid of
profiles and composite profiles you can structure
When you enter a profile or composite profile in the user master
data, the user receives all the authorizations therein.
In this IMG activity you can check whether the standard R/3
System settings meet your requirements and, if necessary, you can
define new profiles.
Define authorizations that meet your requirements.
The standard R/3 System includes profiles for several typical
work areas, such as:
All authorizations for the SAP R/3
All authorizations for new
All authorizations for Activity-Based
1. Check whether the standard
profiles meet your requirements.
2. If necessary, create new
a) Enter the name of the desired
profile by choosing "Maintain users -> Authorizations ->
This can be an existing profile or a
b) Choose "Generate work area".
c) Determine whether this will be an
single or a composite profile by choosing "Create".
d) Enter a short text.
Keep the naming standards in mind as
e) Enter the authorizations for your
- Choose "Insert authorization".
The list of object classes appears.
Use this list to select the necessary authorizations. Proceed as
described in the IMG activity Authorizations
- Select the desired authorizations in the authorization list and
transfer them to the profile.
f) Save your profile.
g) Activate your profile.
3. Check whether the profile is
complete( that is, whether all users can carry out the desired
Note on transport
You transport profiles as follows:
1. Display the profiles list.
2. Choose "Profile -
3. Select the profiles you wish to
4. Confirm your selections and enter
the correction number.